Institute for Coastal and Marine Research
Projects on global change are aimed at monitoring and understanding natural and anthropogenic change and how this impacts coastal and marine systems and human communities dependent on them. It includes monitoring climate change through:
Further specific areas of research activity in the ICMR under this theme include: the SARChI in food security (oceanography); long-term observations in coastal and offshore areas of sea-level rise, ocean acidification and harmful algae blooms; pollution monitoring of PCBs, metals, etc; coastal vulnerability; responses of top predators to change; long-term trends in turtle nesting success; fresh water requirements over river and estuary systems; river and wetland management; and multi-scale adaptations to climate change.
Tel: +27 (0) 41 504 1111
Fax: +27 (0) 41 504 2574 / 2731
PO Box 77000, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
Port Elizabeth, 6031, South Africa
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